Department of Numbers

Santa Fe, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 64,099 jobs in Santa Fe, New Mexico in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,486 employed persons for the month. Santa Fe added 399 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 344 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Fe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey October 2018 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 64,099 +399 +799
CPS 71,486 -344 +1,929

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Fe as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Santa Fe, New Mexico

CES employment for Santa Fe peaked in September 2007 at 67,700. Since then 3,600 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,200 in November 2009, Santa Fe has gained 2,899 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 76,115 for Santa Fe in January 2007. 4,629 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe since then according to the household survey. From a August 2014 low of 68,060, Santa Fe has added 3,426 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through October 2018

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
October 2018 64,099 399 71,486 -344
September 2018 63,700 0 71,830 -94
August 2018 63,700 -300 71,924 -150
July 2018 64,000 100 72,074 496
June 2018 63,900 100 71,578 440
May 2018 63,800 200 71,138 201
April 2018 63,600 -200 70,937 656
March 2018 63,800 0 70,281 81
February 2018 63,800 700 70,200 266
January 2018 63,100 400 69,934 742
December 2017 62,700 -700 69,192 -105
November 2017 63,400 100 69,297 -260